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What's worth? ... Jumbo Pineapple Tarts & Curry Puffs :)

Regardless of their "unfriendly" attitude and my numerous unpleasant experiences, I still crave for... read more

Reviewed February 18, 2018
Nyonya culture central

If you ever want to see the old heritage of Singapore culture, this is the place. It has many... read more

Reviewed April 12, 2018
Lawrence C
Sydney, Australia
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18 Feb 2018
“What's worth? ... Jumbo Pineapple Tarts & Curry Puffs :)”
5 Sep 2018
“Come for the colours stay for the food!”
Rumah Bebe is a quaint venue that strives for authenticity – from the Peranakan potpourri to the music, colourful designs, ornate doors and architecture of the house. To experience a rare culture that’s slowly being forgotten and discarded, a visit...more
113 East Coast Road, Singapore 428803, Singapore
Joo Chiat
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Reviewed September 5, 2018 via mobile

Looks like a souvenir shop (they actually have very interesting peranakan wares) but the real star is the food. They do savoury food on the weekends which is amazing. It’s not cheap but for the amount of work that goes into cooking peranakan staples the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed April 21, 2018 via mobile

This very exquisitely decorated 2-storey conserved shophouse is a home turned boutique-restaurant. With only 3 tables that could sit 3 small groups of diners, the culturally rich ambience and home cooked food are simply amazing! They do not burn a hole in your pocket at...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed April 12, 2018

If you ever want to see the old heritage of Singapore culture, this is the place. It has many Nyonya items to see & buy including fashion, household items & foods. Their price is slightly higher than next door Kim Choo so shop around. Their...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Lawrence C
Reviewed February 18, 2018

Regardless of their "unfriendly" attitude and my numerous unpleasant experiences, I still crave for their jumbo pineapple tarts & curry puffs from time to time :) The jumbo pineapple tarts are baked to perfection and always consistent & authentic in taste. The curry puffs fillings...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JosephineT630
Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

Who aays Singapore food isn't tasty? This nyonya shop has the best nyonya kuih. Very nice texture, authentic pulut udang. Sedap!!

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank LengLeng21
Reviewed April 17, 2017

The best nyonya Rempah (Sambal) Udang I ever had. Priced at $1.50/pc. It's a bit pricey but it's all worth the price! Very good service. The lady owner was kind enough to allow me to savor that 1pc that I bought at their dining table...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank LengLeng21
Reviewed November 14, 2016

My Mom and I had a Japanese visitor in town who wanted to get some authentic Peranakan souvenirs. We found Rumah Bebe's website and thought it would probably be the best place to do so. Too bad we didn't see their TripAdvisor reviews beforehand, or...More

Date of experience: November 2016
7  Thank L-Weilin
Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Get an overdose of Peranakan food (tiny selection on Sun). What people come for are the amazing batiks and bewildering variety of baju kebaya worn by the Nyonya.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank HansiZhai
Reviewed January 16, 2016

Forget about the cheap souvenirs in Chinatown! Buy something culturally relevant and beautiful crafted from the Peranakan community at Rumah Bebe. From beautifully hand painted Tiffin carriers, to porcelain bowls, antique silver waist belts, and hand stitched beaded slippers. You'll find it all here. Also,...More

Date of experience: November 2015
2  Thank Kenopy
Reviewed September 10, 2015

Dropped in while walking around Joo Chiat attracted by the beautiful shopwindow and colorful sets of tiffins. They not only sell souvenirs and Peranakan utensils, but homemade Peranakan specialties which were delicious. My friend and I bought beautiful tiffins although the shop lady was not...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank LussyV
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Joo Chiat
The Joo Chiat area is the traditional home of
Peranakan culture in Singapore, an ethnic group
descending from the blending of Chinese and Malay
families in the 15th century. The neighbourhood is
packed with colourful shops, local characters, and
quiet charm. The main streets overflow with diners
enjoying katong laksa, the signature Peranakan spicy
noodle soup. Signs of youthful entrepreneurship are
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